Special Student Services


 501 South Abilene -Portales, NM 88130 - Phone: 575-359-3707;  Fax: 575-356-6682
 Director of Special Student Services - Cheryl Aguilar - caguilar@portalesschools.com 
 Special Student Services (SSS) is a supplemental department of the Portales Municipal Schools (PMS) in Portales, New Mexico.  This department provides services to students, ages 3-21, who are identified as having a disability according to criteria set forth by the IDEA-B federal government regulations and the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED). 
Calendar of Events
Child Find is August 17, 2020 at Brown Early Childhood Center
If  your child is between the ages of
2 years 9 months and 4 years old and you have concerns about your child's development in the areas of speech, vision, hearing, behavior, or understanding please call

to schedule an appointment for screening.  Screening will be by appointment only. 
Walk-ins will not be accepted.
All parties are required to wear a face mask or face shield to enter the building as per Governor's orders.
  If you are unavailable on this date, please call the number above to discuss alternate arrangements.
Ongoing Child Find screening is for students ages 3-21 years old whom parents suspect may have a developmental delay of some kind including a speech delay, physical delay, or social/emotional delay.

If you have concerns about your child's development in the areas of speech, vision, and hearing, behavior, or understanding, and if your child's age is between 3 to 4 years old, call Special Student Services at
to make an appointment or to discuss
 options available to you for early intervention.

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